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Bloodborne Pathogens E-learning Course

Description

This 1 hour online course will provide information and knowledge on bloodborne pathogens.  It includes identification of bloodborne pathogens, how to protect oneself against exposure, and how the Exposure Control Plan protects employees. In addition, it includes information regarding the recently passed Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, and how the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard requirements have changed.

OSHA estimates that over five million workers may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, including HIV and Hepatitis B. These pathogens represent a serious health risk for exposed workers.

Objectives

On successful completion of this online bloodborne pathogen course, you will be able to:

  • Identify bloodborne pathogens, common symptoms of exposure, and how they are transmitted
  • List engineering and work practice control measures that protect employees against exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • Describe the importance of the elements of the Exposure Control Plan
  • Identify what requirements changed in the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard as a result of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.

Agenda

During this online training course trainees will cover the following topics:

  • How to identify bloodborne pathogens
  • Symptoms of exposure
  • how they are transmitted
  • Monitoring and control measures
  • Methods of compliance

Assessment

Delegates will be required to take an end of course assessment.

Who Should Attend

This remote learning course is intended for all employees potentially exposed to blood or other infectious materials while on the job, including but not limited to:

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Phlebotomists
  • Nurses
  • Morticians
  • Paramedics
  • Housekeeping personnel
  • Home care workers

Bloodborne Pathogens E-learning Course

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